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October 22nd, 2010
07:20 AM ET

Juan Williams Firing: Should journalists express opinions?

Was NPR's firing of Juan Williams over his comments on Muslims warranted? And, do journalists have boundaries they must adhere to when it comes to free speech?

This morning, Kiran Chetry talks political correctness, free speech and journalism with Frank Sesno, director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, and William McGowan, author of the forthcoming book "Gray Lady Down: What the Decline and Fall of The New York Times Means for America."

 How's the blogosphere weighing in? Check out this list of reactions from political figures and journalists.

Filed under: American Morning • Media
October 20th, 2010
07:32 AM ET

Teachers fired for friending students on Facebook

Where should we legally draw the line when it comes to students and teachers interacting on Facebook? This morning, Paul Callan of Seton Hall University explains when teachers could be overstepping their boundaries with social media.

Want to know more about teachers who were fired for messaging students on Facebook? Check out this related NYPost article: “Teachers fired for flirting on Facebook with students.”

Filed under: Education • Facebook • Media
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